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Plan to Backpack Vietnam? 15 Things to Know Before You Go!

By on Published: January 6, 2020 | Last Updated: April 7, 2020 in Asia, Budget Travel Ideas, VIETNAM with 0 Comments
Plan to Backpack Vietnam? 15 Things to Know Before You Go!

One of the countries that bowled me over the most on my backpacking adventures last year was Vietnam. And that’s because I’d heard mixed reports. As a shorthand explanation, for the British among you, Vietnam is what I call a Marmite country…. you either love it or hate it! Well I can confirm that after […]

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Perhentian Islands : Ultimate Travel Guide

By on Published: December 19, 2019 | Last Updated: February 21, 2020 in Asia, MALAYSIA with 0 Comments
Perhentian Islands : Ultimate Travel Guide

By the time I reached the tropical Perhentian Islands off Malaysia’s east coast I’d be travelling non-stop in Southeast Asia for over 2 months. And I was exhausted. I was especially exhausted of the noisy cities, hectic pollution and piles of trash. And so it was that the beautiful paradise pearls of the Perhentian Islands […]

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Top 10 Things to Do in Cambodia

By on Published: November 28, 2019 | Last Updated: April 10, 2020 in Asia, CAMBODIA with 2 Comments
Top 10 Things to Do in Cambodia

A small and cheap country in Southeast Asia that’s been well-loved by budget backpackers for decades, it’s not surprising that so many of us still head to Cambodia as part of our adventures in this region of the world – especially given the amount Cambodia has to offer, including beautiful islands, a chequered history and, […]

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Cat Ba Island, Vietnam : The Spot for Budget Halong Bay Trips

By on Published: November 18, 2019 | Last Updated: February 20, 2020 in Asia, Budget Travel Ideas, VIETNAM with 0 Comments
Cat Ba Island, Vietnam : The Spot for Budget Halong Bay Trips

It’s one of the best places to visit in Vietnam in my opinion, but it’s also a spot many travellers miss off their Vietnam itinerary and what a shame. #1 Because Cat Ba Island has a lovely national park at its heart – a great place to enjoy some nature time and day hiking And… […]

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The 15 Best Things to Do in Vietnam

By on Published: October 31, 2019 | Last Updated: April 17, 2020 in Asia, VIETNAM with 2 Comments
The 15 Best Things to Do in Vietnam

If there was ever a country that pushed choosing the best things to do there to the max, it was likely to be Vietnam. Vast and diverse, with more UNESCO sites, authentic culture, delicious cuisine and controversial history than you can shake a stick at, this Southeast Asian gem has it all. Home to the […]

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Perfect South East Asia Packing List

By on Published: October 7, 2019 | Last Updated: February 26, 2020 in Asia, Travel Gear & Packing with 0 Comments
Perfect South East Asia Packing List

It’s a classic isn’t it? The good old South East Asia route is perhaps the most worn of all the backpacker trails. But that doesn’t make it any less worthwhile. Oh no! Because if you’re travelling for the first, or perhaps travelling alone for this first time, then this part of the world can be […]

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Ideal Cambodia Itinerary : 2 Weeks to See It All!

By on Published: September 19, 2019 | Last Updated: July 21, 2020 in Asia, CAMBODIA with 0 Comments
Ideal Cambodia Itinerary : 2 Weeks to See It All!

There’s many great reasons to travel Cambodia, after all this southeast nation is filled with historical gems, cultural curiosities, unique UNESCO spots and some seriously beautiful landscapes. And not to detract from any of this, but another great reason to travel Cambodia is because it’s fairly small and easily manageable, meaning if you’ve only got […]

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11 Can’t Miss Things to do in Krabi, Thailand

By on Published: September 9, 2019 | Last Updated: May 23, 2020 in Asia, THAILAND with 2 Comments
11 Can’t Miss Things to do in Krabi, Thailand

Krabi, a beautiful part of Thailand, has the most stunning scenery including incredible white beaches, jungle landscapes, limestone crags and over 200 islands dotted around its coastal position. Perhaps it’s no surprise therefore that this is definitely one of the most popular places to visit in Thailand, especially for budget travellers. But what can you […]

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Cameron Highlands, Malaysia : Full Travel Guide

By on Published: August 29, 2019 | Last Updated: March 24, 2020 in Asia, MALAYSIA with 0 Comments
Cameron Highlands, Malaysia : Full Travel Guide

I’ve probably said it a million times before, but I’ll say it again now (why not!) Malaysia is a seriously diverse country. In fact, the sheer volume of different landscapes, terrains, cultures and cuisines this nation combines is actually amazing and certainly makes for a rich travel experience. And perhaps never was this made clearer […]

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The Ultimate Vietnam and Cambodia Itinerary

By on Published: August 15, 2019 | Last Updated: June 30, 2020 in Asia, CAMBODIA, VIETNAM with 2 Comments
The Ultimate Vietnam and Cambodia Itinerary

Despite Vietnam and Cambodia bordering each other, you may be surprised to know that these 2 countries feel entirely different and that, stepping across the border into one and out of  the other, will have you assuming you’ve been transported to another world. Crazy, I know! However, this does mean they make a great complimentary […]

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